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  • Chairman Chabot Votes in Favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement following the House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “As Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, I want to ensure the tax code works for our nation’s job creators, not against them. H.R. 1 will reduce taxes for small businesses from a top rate of almost 40 percent down to 25 percent, and includes an additional, lower tax rate of 9 percent for the smallest of... Read more

  • Promoting Greater Information Sharing for Stronger Cybersecurity
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing to examine how federal agencies can encourage greater information sharing with small businesses and provide timely assistance and resources when a cyber attack on a small business occurs. “This Committee has heard from experts, government officials, and small business owners on numerous occasions that cyber threats remain a top concern for America’s small business community. Information sharing is a fundamental component fo... Read more

  • Mid-Sized Businesses: Too Big to be Small and Too Small to be Big
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Contracting, Technology

    WASHINGTON—Today, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and the House Committee on Small Business held a bipartisan roundtable to hear from advanced small and mid-tier businesses and industry experts on the challenges to growth and success. “After a small business has proven its success by growing out of its small size standard, it exists in a murky limbo – it is too large to benefit from small business set-asides, yet is too small to compete with billion dollar firms,” said Chairman Steve Chabot. “Our g... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Applauds Small Business Legislation in NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the passage of the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report: “Not only does the NDAA include the largest pay increase for our nation’s armed forces, it also is a win for America’s 29 million small businesses,” said Chairman Steve Chabot. “Small businesses play a vital and indispensable role in providing for the common defense, and I thank both Cham... Read more

  • ICYMI: Chairman Chabot Talks Veterans and Small Businesses in The Hill
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital

    WASHINGTON – Last week, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) wrote an op-ed for the Hill on veterans starting small businesses once they return from the battlefield, and the tools they need to succeed. “When our nation’s military men and women return home after service, they not only deserve our gratitude, but often times need our help. Many who return do so with the dream of starting their own business. Not surprisingly, those who have served in the military already po... Read more

  • ICYMI: Congress Should Finish Strong with Small Business Tax Cuts
    Posted in In Case You Missed It on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    WASHINGTON- This week, Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) wrote an op-ed on why lawmakers need to finish the year strong by providing tax cuts for small businesses. “Here in Ohio, small businesses are an especially big deal. A whopping 99.6 percent of our companies are small businesses, according to figures from the U.S. Small Business Administration. They employ over two million Ohioans, making up 46 percent of all employees in-state. In the latest Kauffman Foundation rankings, Columbus and Clevel... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Commends House Passage of Save Local Business Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Health, Access to Capital, Energy, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Rural America, Contracting, International Trade, Workplace Issues, Technology, Disaster Assistance, Environment

    WASHINGTON - Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement upon House passage yesterday of H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act, legislation that will reverse an Obama-era scheme that threatens small businesses. Chairman Chabot is an original co-sponsor of the bill and, earlier this year, sent a letter to the House Education and Workforce Committee in support of H.R. 3441. “Small businesses have been hurting under this rule for years and... Read more

  • Hiring More Heroes: A Review of SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Contracting

    WASHINGTON—Ahead of Veterans Day, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard testimony from Ms. Barbara Carson, the Associate Administrator of the Office of Veterans Business Development at the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), on the tools and resources veterans can access to start or expand their small business. “Our nation’s veterans make extraordinary sacrifices, put their lives on the line, and keep our country safe. They are our fathers, mothers, siblings, and ... Read more

  • Investing in Small Businesses: The SBIC Program
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes, Access to Capital, Rural America, Contracting, Technology

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade heard from a panel of witnesses from all over the country who participate in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program. “As a way to inject more equity into the small business ecosystem to address the gap in long-term financing, the SBA created the Small Business Investment Company Program, also known as the SBIC Program, in 1958,” said Subcommittee Chairman Rod Blum (... Read more

  • House Small Business Committee Introduces Bipartisan Small Business Saturday Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) introduced a bipartisan House resolution to recognize November 25, 2017, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, as “Small Business Saturday.” The text of H. Res. 603 highlights the important role small businesses play in our nation’s economy, stating that the over 29 million small businesses in the United States: Represent 99.9 percent of all businesses with employees Employ nearly 48 percent of private sector... Read more